Hi fellow Rioters! I count myself lucky to have scored myself a gig with the Art Department on a feature film currently shooting in Canberra. Galore was written and is being directed by Rhys Graham, who grew up in Canberra.
My reason for approaching Rioters for assistance is simple; the script calls [...]
Canberra based Filmmaker David Farrell has teamed up with long time friend Lloyd Hughes to create a free film discussion podcast called ‘Pod Me If You Can’. David and Lloyd studied film at University and after a decade of discussing films together the podcast was born. The format of the podcast is to discuss recent [...]
[ 10 October, 2011; ]
Poetry will be brought to life through film in Canberra when the best films of the Poetry in Film Festival take to the screens the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia on October 10.
Hot off the heels of the Awards Night in Melbourne, Canberra is the first stop in PIFF’s national tour showcasing this [...]
[ 4 October, 2011; 6:30 pm; ]
Ever wondered why Canberra property prices are among the highest in the country?
Real Estate 4 Ransom is a new documentary about global property speculation and its impact on the economy. Real Estate 4 Ransom considers changing motivations behind property investment and challenges the notion that the Global Financial Crisis was caused by bank lending alone.
We investigate [...]
Arts ACT have published a media release from Chief Minister Stanhope on funding for film in the ACT.
Local film producer and film distributor, Dr Andrew Pike OAM has been appointed the inaugural Chair of the new ACT Screen Investment Fund Committee.
The committee will assess applications to the ACT Screen Investment Fund which [...]
[ 25 February, 2011; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Hip Hop Artist in Residence Matt Cornell will introduce a screening of the film Planet B-Boy (2007, M).
Directed by Benson Lee the film provides an overview of break dancing throughout the world.
The screening will be followed by an open floor B-Boy jam with live band accompaniment and sampling of items from the collection dug up [...]
We have had a great response to this year’s festival.
Nonetheless, we are still keen to receive entries for all categories and most especially from the Canberra Region.
Films must be 1 – 20 mins in length.
Entries are made by going to Withoutabox: www.withoutabox.com.au/login/5428.
Or visit our website for the link: www.silversunpictures.com.au/csff for further [...]
I’m after some help from the RiotACT hivemind. Simple question: Is there anywhere in Canberra that still deals with supplies for film photography? Everywhere seems to have gone digital – at least according to the yellow pages and websites.
I’m after somewhere that stocks medium format 120 film, chemicals and film developing equipment (developing tanks, reels, [...]
After the success of the inaugural Belconnen Flicks in October 2009, Belco Flicks II – Tropfest Dropouts will hit the screen in Belconnen Theatre, Belconnen Community Centre, March 4 2010.
Belco Flicks is a night of locally made short films of up to 10 minutes duration. Belco Flicks seeks films to be part of a diverse [...]
[ 8 October, 2009; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Come and paint the town… ‘RED’
Red Bandit Productions announces their debut short film premiere event. Meet the cast and crew and other local filmmakers
Where: Kremlin Bar, 65 Northbourne Avenue
When: 8pm - 9pm
Film screened promptly at 8.30pm
Tickets only available online at www.redbanditproductions.com/tickets
Drinks and nibbles will be provided.
We went to the Dendy last night – bought tix as usual and wandered in and sat down where we like and the movie started….. then was asked to move by some people who said that they had the seats reserved.
Lots of commotion – not just us but others were moving as well for [...]
I’ve just noticed that when I went to the Greater Union website, I am redirected to the Event Cinemas website.
I’m wondering what the significance is for GU Manuka – one cinema definitely in need of a major upgrade… Does anyone have any info?
Also, has anyone who has visited the new website (http://www.eventcinemas.com.au) worked [...]
The trailer has just hit YouTube for RPM Films’ latest work “Another Day In Paradise”.
While a lot of the film was shot in India’s Kolkata the lead actors; Hanna Cormick, Rubik Roy, Arun Basu, and Christina Solazzini are all local.
Here’s some of the blurb:
The filming of “Another day in Paradise” has been completed earlier this [...]
I’ve recently had the good fortune to inherit a couple of vintage cameras. A Yashica TL-Electro (circa ’73) and a Kodak Colorsnap 35 Model 2 (mid 60′s I think).
I’d love to know if there is anyone in the local area who’d be able to give them a once over and let me know if [...]
Word reaches us that a new bikie movie Lightswitch is planning to do some shooting in November at the Pot Belly (Weedon Close, Belconnen).
Apparently they’re looking for extras who look the part of bikers, so if you fit the bill and want to get your face on the silver screen you should contact them.
I received this in my inbox this afternoon as a staff notice.
“All National Office Staff,
A film production company has approval to film on Athllon Drive, immediately adjacent to Tuggeranong Office Park (where they store most of FaHCSIA and Centrelink), on Good Friday, 21 March 2008 between 9am and 2pm. The filming will require the closure [...]
I have just finished a script which is to be filmed in Canberra in the next few months, I was wondering if there are any budding actors out there willing to donate their talent?
It is a Pitchblack comedy and I am looking for people of all ages and backgrounds.
I cannot afford to pay anyone, except [...]